Bree McEwan's headshot

Bree McEwan

Associate Professor
Office Location:
CCT 4003

Programs: CCIT and Graduate Appointment Department of Sociology
Specializations:  Mediated Communication, Quantitative Methods

Degrees and Institutions

BA, Michigan State University
MA, Arizona State University
PhD, Arizona State University

Recent Courses

CCT208F Research Methods
CCT386S Information Practice in Virtual Worlds
CCT416S Social Media Analytics


McEwan, B. (2020). Sampling and validity. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(3), 235-247.  

McEwan, B. & Carpenter, C. J. (2020). Networked maintenance: The effect of Facebook relational maintenance on network centrality. Communication Studies, 71(2), 187-202. 

McEwan, B. (2019). “Human,” “Communication,” and “Technology.” Human Communication and Technology Journal, 1(1), 13-17.  

McEwan, B., Carpenter, C. J., & Hopke, J. (2018). Mediated skewed diffusion of issues information: A theory. Social Media + Society, 4(3)1-14.  

McEwan, B., Carpenter, C. J., & Westerman, D. K. (2018). On replication in communication science. Communication Studies, 69(3)235-241. 

McEwan, B. & Flood, M.* (2018).  Passwords for jobs: Compression of identity in reaction to perceived organizational control via social media surveillance.  New Media & Society, 20(5)1715-1735. 

McEwan, B., Sumner, E., Eden, J., & Fletcher, J. (2018). The effects of Facebook relational maintenance on friendship quality: An investigation of the Facebook Relational Maintenance Measure. Communication Research Reports, 35(1)1-11. 

Fox, J. & McEwan, B. (2017). Distinguishing technologies for social interaction. The perceived social affordances of communication channels scale. Communication Monographs, 84(3)298-318. 

Research Areas

Social Media, Mediated Networked Relationships, Virtual Interactions, Virtual Reality Pedagogy